Donna Maxine Morseman Goodman, 94, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, October 7, at Sunnybrook Assisted Living. A native of Jackson, MI, she was the daughter of the late James Dixon and Lenora Hawes Morseman. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Harold B. Goodman; her daughter, Donna Lynn Trice and her son, Gary G. Goodman. Donna enjoyed this area immensely, having summered here since 1968, settling permanently in 1993. An active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, her life centered around her faith in God and her family. She volunteered as a ìPink Ladyî at Pardee Hospital, a service to the community she thoroughly enjoyed. Her friends far and wide often called her the ìhostess with the mostestî.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughter, Darlene G. Gosch and her husband Harold; her brother, Jerry D. Morseman and his wife Beverly; daughter in-law, Sandi Goodman; 6 grandchildren, Cheryl Tillery and her husband Horace, Redonna Trice, Karen Jones and her husband Wesley, Traci King and her husband Doug, Russell Trice and Victor Gosch; and 5 great-grandchildren, Meredith and Sarah Jones, Emili and Matthew King and Morgan Hill.
A funeral will be held 3:30 PM Friday, October 11, in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Revs. Donald Taws and Steve Jones will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to WNC Chapter of Alzheimerís Association, 31 College Place Ste. D320, Asheville, NC 28801-2644.